Category: Humour/Entertainment/Arts
The Moon’s a Balloon – Autobiography by David Niven – Just 99p 0 comments

Debonair English wit and humourist extraordinaire, star of The Pink Panther, Casino Royal and Around the World in 80 Days, few Hollywood actors are remembered as fondly as David Niven.
In this bestselling autobiography, Niven shows how, even as an unknown young man, he knew how to live the good life, regaling us with tales of school expulsion and wartime hi-jinks. However, it is his accounts of working and partying with the legends of the silver screen – from Lawrence Oliver and Vivien Leigh to Elizabeth Taylor, Noel Coward and dozens of others – that turn this memoir into an outright masterpiece.
An intimate, gossipy, warm and above all charming account of life inside Hollywood’s dream factory, The Moon is a Balloon is a classic to be read and enjoyed time and again. Buy it today for only 99p.
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Cheer Up Love – Adventures in depression with the Crab of Hate – Just 99p 0 comments

Susan Calman is a much-loved comedian and writer who has appeared on countless radio and television programmes from The News Quiz and Just a Minute to Armchair Detectives and Secret Scotland. She’s hosted the podcast Mrs Brightside and stole the nation’s hearts in Strictly Come Dancing. Her breakout solo stand up show, Susan Calman is Convicted, dealt with subjects like the death penalty, appearance and depression.
It was the overwhelming and positive reaction to the show she wrote about mental health that made Susan want to write a more detailed account of surviving depression when you’re the world’s most negative and anxious person.
This is a very personal and affecting memoir of how, after many years and with a lot of help and talking, Susan has embraced her dark side and realised that she can be the most joyous sad person you’ll ever meet. Buy this book today for only 99p.
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A Day Like Today – Memoir by John Humphrys – Just 99p 0 comments

As presenter of Radio 4’s Today, the nation’s most popular news programme, John Humphrys was famed for his tough interviewing. He has been at the heart of journalism for decades. Now, he offers his life story from the poverty of his post-war childhood in Cardiff, leaving school at fifteen, to the summits of broadcasting. Along the way, he recalls the experiences that have marked him most: being the first reporter at the terrible disaster in Aberfan, reporting from South Africa in the dying days of apartheid, from Ireland during the Troubles, and from the White House on Richard Nixon’s historic resignation.
With his trademark tenacity and no punches pulled, John also weighs in on the controversies of his career, the role and limitations of the BBC, and the broader health of political debate today. He hopes you’ll tune in.
Buy this memoir today for only 99p.
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